Ballerina with Flower Silhouette Box Puzzle (36 PIECES)

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Ballerina with Flower Silhouette Box Puzzle (36 PIECES)

Depicting a ballet recital with pirouetting, spinning ballerinas surrounded by beautiful flower blossoms, this colorful 36-piece rectangular puzzle comes in a unique box shaped like the silhouette of the tutu-costumed dancer featured in the illustration.

Measuring 16 ½” wide x 12” high when finished, the rectangular puzzle is made from high-quality materials to resist peeling, fading and creasing. Precision cutting ensures that all of the sturdy cardboard pieces fit together smoothly.

Reflective of the breath-taking ballet dancers seen at the American Ballet Theatre.

  • Multi-color
  • Sturdy cardboard
  • High quality materials
  • 36 jigsaw puzzle pieces
  • Finished size: 16 ½” W x 12” H
  • Comes in a silhouette-shaped box
  • Age: 4+ years
  • Warning: choking hazard (not for children under 3 years)

History

Ballet

In classic or contemporary ballet, dancing may tell a story, express a mood, or simply reflect the music in movement. Ballet as part of staged performances originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries and from there spread to France. The creation of classical ballet as we know it today occurred during the reign of the art-loving French king Louis XIV in the mid-17th century. During the Romantic era, ballet technique evolved to express new ideas, most notably with women dancing en point, or on their toes, allowing them to appear weightless and otherworldly.
 
Among the choreographers who helped bring ballet into the modern age by exploring new visual and dramatic styles are George Balanchine, Antony Tudor and—bridging the worlds of classical dance and Broadway—Agnes de Mille and Jerome Robbins.

 

 

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